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Downsize to bigger and better holidays

Date Posted: April 5, 2021

Do you love embarking on new adventures?

Would you describe yourself as a travel bug?

Do you want to free up cash to add to your travel fund?

Do want to enjoy more opportunities for travel in your retirement?

If you answered yes to all the above, we think that downsizing could be the right move for you! Here’s how you’ll enjoy longer and better holidays when you make the move to a downsizing community:

  1. Free up money to fuel new adventures

Downsizing to a smaller home in a secure community can help you save money in a range of ways:

  • You’ll free up equity that’s sitting in your current home
  • You’ll experience reduced living costs as your new home will be cheaper to heat and cool
  • You’ll save on repairs and maintenance as your home will be brand new
  • You won’t need to pay stamp duty or council rates

This means you’ll have more money to put towards the things you love (like travelling)!

To discover all the financial benefits of downsizing, click here.

  1. Better security for worry-free travels

Making the move to a secure community means you’ll have greater peace of mind when you embark on new adventures. It also means you can jet off on longer holidays without worrying about your home while you’re away.

Land lease communities typically feature gated entries, live-in managers and community-minded homeowners who will keep an eye on things when you’re away, offering you greater peace of mind, and eliminating the need to cut your holidays short for fear of your home’s safety and security.

  1. No maintenance for a stress-free return home

There’s nothing worse than coming home from a long, relaxing holiday to spend hours tending to an untamed garden and chasing up parcels that went astray. Luckily, moving to a downsizing community can help eliminate the post-holiday stressors!

Not only will you belong to community of warm and welcoming neighbours who can check up on your home while you’re away, you can also organise mail collection with your community managers. Most land lease community also take care of your front garden, so there’ll be no need tame unruly plants – you can put your feet up and relax!

  1. A welcoming community to share your stories with

The best part of coming home from a great holiday is getting to tell the stories of your adventures with friends and family. When you return home to your downsizing community, you’ll be met with friends and neighbours who you can share these stories and photos with over a cup of coffee or a glass of wine!

Belonging to a like-minded and tight-knit community means there’s always someone to share special moments with.

Feeling ready to start your downsizing journey? Find your perfect community here.